John Basilone Magazine Cover

Sergeant John Basilone won the Congressional Medal of Honor for his courageous actions during the Campaign of Guadalcanal (August 1942-February 1943). He was killed during the Battle of Iwo Jima, after again showing great courage, and was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross. Below is a June 24, 1944 Collier's magazine cover with a picture of [...]

By | 2017-06-23T10:17:41+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|0 Comments

Importance of Morality and Religion in Government

John Adams Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Second President of the United States [I]t is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free constitution is pure virtue. (Source: John Adams, The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United [...]

By | 2017-06-23T08:06:50+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Featured, Historical Writings, Library|0 Comments

Church in the U.S. Capitol

Many people are surprised to learn that the United States Capitol regularly served as a church building; a practice that began even before Congress officially moved into the building and lasted until well after the Civil War. Below is a brief history of the Capitol's use as a church, and some of the prominent individuals [...]

By | 2017-06-23T10:48:02+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

Tuskegee Airmen

Between 1941-1946 nearly 1,000 pilots trained at Tuskegee Institute (founded in 1881 by Booker T. Washington). These pilots are known as Tuskegee Airmen. They formed the 99th Fighter Squadron and went overseas in 1942. Later the 99th joined three other all-black squadrons in the 332nd Fighter Group. Especially noteworthy, these pilots flew over 1,400 combat [...]

By | 2017-06-14T09:07:25+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: Black History, Historical Document, Library|0 Comments

Trump the Theocrat?

by David Barton In 1945, George Orwell penned Animal Farm. One of his characters was Squealer the pig, who arbitrarily redefined words so that they would mean what he wanted. As Orwell explained about Squealer, “he could turn black into white” as part of his attempt to get the other animals to accept his message. [...]

By | 2017-06-14T09:16:54+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

What God’s People Want to Know – George Barna

Introduction To evaluate the potential role of the Christian Church in the 2016 election, a national survey among spiritually active Christians who are politically conservative or moderate was conducted during July and August of 2015. The research was conducted by the American Culture & Faith Institute, a division of United in Purpose – Education, [...]

By | 2017-04-03T12:54:09+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: Featured, Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

Franklin’s Appeal for Prayer at the Constitutional Convention

Although authorized by the Congress of the Confederation, the Constitutional Convention of 1787 was nevertheless cloaked with secrecy and confidentiality. The official papers of the Convention sat in the Department of State, untouched, until 1818. Yet in retrospect, the gathering reveals both the men and the issues they faced during the founding era. Through analysis [...]

By | 2017-02-27T07:21:04+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Categories: Historical Document, Library|0 Comments

Is America a Christian Nation?

  Is America a Christian Nation? by David Barton Modern claims that America is not a Christian nation are rarely noticed or refuted today because of the nation’s widespread lack of knowledge about America’s history and foundation. To help provide the missing historical knowledge necessary to combat today’s post-modern revisionism, presented below will be some [...]

By | 2017-02-14T13:41:29+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

President Obama’s Misguided Sense of Moral Equivalency

David Barton - 02/09/2015   Last week, the president made headlines by comparing historic Christianity with modern radical Islam. Cautioning Christians, he warned: And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of [...]

By | 2017-02-14T13:43:03+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments

Federal Judges: Demigods?

Federal Judges: Demigods? By David Barton You may recall pictures of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sitting on the front row in Congress sleeping during President Obama’s State of the Union Address. News recently broke explaining why: “I wasn't 100% sober.” 1 A State of the Union message is a constitutionally-mandated duty (Article II, [...]

By | 2017-03-24T13:37:28+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|0 Comments